Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • Greenergy

    Alex welcomes Greenergy investment in fuel infrastructure on Teesside

    August 13th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Major investment in Teesside’s fuel infrastructure will help revitalise the local economy and reduce the UK’s reliance on fuel imported from overseas, according to Alex Cunningham. The Stockton North MP’s comments came as Greenergy completed the first significant milestone in the regeneration of a former refinery at Seal Sands as part of its national programme […]

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  • Alex backs campaign for earlier cancer diagnosis

    Alex backs campaign for earlier cancer diagnosis

    August 7th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Stockton North Labour MP, Alex Cunningham, has shown his support for improving earlier cancer diagnosis while attending an All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC) event in Parliament. The event marked the success of the APPGC and wider cancer community in getting crucial one-year cancer survival data presented in the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Outcomes […]

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  • young people

    Alex supports child-led inquiry into cost of going to school

    August 6th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Young people from across the country launched their own enquiry after official statistics revealed that there are 3.7 million children in poverty, and Labour’s Stockton North MP was delighted to support them in gathering evidence in an official committee room at Westminster. In the first inquiry led by children into the cost of attending school […]

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  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Alex acts to raise awareness of rare lung disease

    July 28th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    There is a lack of consistency between the best practice standards and the realities of care for those suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), Alex Cunningham has said, and more needs to be done to recognise the condition and get a quick and accurate diagnosis. Chairing a recent round table discussion alongside the British Lung […]

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  • Smoking in cars with children

    Alex welcomes long overdue regulations to ban smoking in cars

    July 15th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Speaking after the Government announcement outlining the regulations to ban smoking in private vehicles when children are present, Alex said: “I am delighted that the Government has finally indicated that they will stop dragging their feet by publishing draft regulations that will see it become illegal to smoke in private vehicles carrying children. “The evidence […]

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